House Committee on Appropriations
May 16, 2022
9:30 a.m.
Room 5


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 HB394STAGNIREGISTRARS OF VOTERS - Provides relative to the salaries of registrars of voters and their chief deputies and confidential assistants (RE INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB412GOUDEAUUNEMPLOYMENT COMP - Provides relative to the verification of attendance at employment interviews (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB499AMEDEEFUNDS/FUNDING - Creates a fund for the purpose of funding tuition exemptions and reduction of textbook costs for persons who are age fifty-five or older (EG -$2,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB537DAVISINSURANCE/HEALTH - Requires health insurance coverage for infertility treatments (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB756SCHEXNAYDERPUBLIC BLDGS/GROUNDS-ST - Provides relative to certain public buildings and grounds (RR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB911HUGHESEDUCATION - Provides relative to early literacy (REF INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 HB968PHELPSHEALTH/SICKLE CELL ANEM - Establishes a state sickle cell disease registry (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HCR103WRIGHTFUNDS/FUNDING - Directs the Cash Management Review Board to consider and report on ways the state can utilize cryptocurrency (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB5PRICESTATE EMPLOYEE RET - Grants a nonrecurring lump-sum supplemental payment to certain eligible retirees and beneficiaries. (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (gov sig) (RR INCREASE APV)
 SB6PRICETEACHERS RETIREMENT - Grants a permanent benefit increase to eligible system retirees and beneficiaries. (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (6/30/22) (EG INCREASE APV)
 SB7PRICESTATE POLICE RETIREMENT - Grants a permanent benefit increase to system retirees and beneficiaries. (2/3 - CA10s29(F)) (6/30/22) (EG INCREASE APV)
 SB15FRED MILLSCONTRACTS - Provides relative to contracts for fiscal intermediary services. (8/1/22) (EG NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB16FRED MILLSFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides relative to the Video Draw Poker Device Fund. (gov sig) (EG DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 SB266WARDFUNDS/FUNDING - Provides for utilization of certain monies in the Construction Subfund of the Transportation Trust Fund for federal match. (gov sig) (EG1 NO IMPACT SD EX See Note)
 SB277CORTEZFUNDS/FUNDING - Creates the Megaprojects Leverage Fund. (gov sig) (RE1 SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 SB490CORTEZPUBLIC BUILDINGS/GROUNDS - Provides for security services in the state capitol building. (gov sig) (RE2 INCREASE GF EX See Note)

 Review and approval of request to modify the contract between the office of group benefits and Access Health, Inc., in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 42:802(D)(2).

Any person who does not feel comfortable giving testimony in person may submit a prepared statement in accordance with House Rule 14.33 in lieu of appearing before the committee:

A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.

B. Any person who files a prepared statement which contains data or statistical information shall include in such prepared statement sufficient information to identify the source of the data or statistical information. For the purposes of this Paragraph, the term "source" shall mean a publication, website, person, or other source from which the data or statistical information contained in the prepared statement was obtained by the person or persons who prepared the statement.

NOTE: Statements emailed to and received prior to noon on Friday, May 13, 2022, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.